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Our Manufacturing Operations teams are the people that make our products. We work in the manufacturing plants with a “Safety First, Quality Always” mindset striving for continuous improvement. We work in the local plant connected to our global manufacturing network to ensure the highest quality of raw materials, intermediates and finished products.
The Technician position available in antigen manufacture and downstream processing department, at our Company's Animal Health (AH) facility in Desoto Kansas, located near the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The AH facility is part of the global Animal Health Manufacturing Division network and a key contributor to the manufacturing of animal health products. We are expanding operations in the manufacturing of vaccines and biologics for large and companion animals, and leveraging an experienced and innovative team-oriented work environment using fermentation and cell culture platforms along with filling and packaging.
Team members work with a "Safety First, Quality Always" mindset while striving for continuous improvement to ensure products of the highest quality, working within one of the manufacturing operation teams requires the ability to work independently while also part of a team to contribute to the daily completion and schedule adherence of production activities.
The duties within the department include large scale bacterial antigen production and processing in accordance with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices). Primary duties include room preparation followed by processing equipment preparation, setup, and sterilization. Subsequent antigen processing is followed by antigen dispensing along with equipment breakdown and cleaning and room disinfection.
Position requires attention to detail to achieve a consistent error-free execution of daily job tasks. Good concurrent and complete documentation using Good Manufacturing Practices are essential. Good work ethic and attendance behavior required. Computer skills required.
High school degree or GED
Experience and Skills
Proficient computer skills
verbal and written communication skills
Follow and comply with Manufacturing Directions and Standard Operating Procedures, along with applicable Corporate, Company, and Regulatory Policies
Demonstrate basic skills in effective time management to meet given deadlines
Work effectively and efficiently both individually and with team members
Associate degree or equivalence in a Science discipline
Working in a GMP manufacturing environment
Good comprehension of aseptic procedures
Shift and Hours (2 positions available)
1 for Monday to Friday | 1st Shift 07:00 AM to 03:30 PM
1 for Thursday to Sunday | 1st Shift 07:00 AM to 03:30 PM
Our Manufacturing & Supply Division is dedicated to being the most trusted supplier of bio-pharmaceuticals worldwide. Our facilities, along with our external contractors, suppliers, and partners, create a reliable global manufacturing network that’s devoted to delivering a high quality, reliable supply to customers and patients on time, every time.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.
What we look for …
Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.
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